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Has anyone here had the swine flu?

I was just wondering if anyone in here has had the swine flu? If so how are you feeling? What was it like? Any had it while pregnant?

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wifey26

Asked by wifey26 at 3:44 PM on Jul. 22, 2009 in Health

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  • My daughter had (probable) H1N1 a few weeks ago. It is truly no worse than a typical winter virus. Three days of fever, four days in bed. Doctors are no longer testing for it, as it is so widespread. They are only prescribing the anti-viral meds for high risk patients, as the risk of serious side effects outweigh the (relatively) mild flu symptons.
    Treat this like any other virus: lots of fluids, acetominophen or ibuprofen for aches and fevers, lots of peppermint tea (a natural decongestant), make a cough syrup/throat soother with honey (anti-bacterial) and cayenne pepper (anti-inflammatory), Emergen-C are packets of powder that you mix with cold water (loaded with vitamin C, with Bs and zinc for energy).
    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 4:50 PM on Jul. 22, 2009

  • No, but we got these really cool masks!
    babycakes254

    Answer by babycakes254 at 5:14 PM on Jul. 22, 2009

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